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Overheard On Twitter: 5 trending stories last month on #philanthropy

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The ‘hashtag’ is a way to give your tweet a theme, so we looked through some of the most ‘retweeted’ articles on #philanthropy to give you a flavour of what has got people buzzing over the last month (in no particular order):

  1. The President of the Rita Allen Foundation reminds us that innovation means sometimes funding the unknown: http://www.forbes.com/sites/ashoka/2013/03/28/the-secret-to-more-effective-philanthropy-funding-the-unknown/
  1. A radical thought from the National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy: why foundations should be funding fundraising: http://blog.ncrp.org/2013/03/can-grantmakers-help-nonprofits-stop.html
  1. Young donors are changing cultural philanthropy on America’s west coast: http://www.fastcodesign.com/1672352/how-startup-culture-is-transforming-philanthropy
  1. Philanthropy and Global Development: when world’s collide. Reflections from Jeff Falkenstein of the Foundation Center on spending time with the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development: http://pndblog.typepad.com/pndblog/2013/04/philanthropy-and-global-development-when-worlds-collide.html
  1. Cathy Pharoah raises the big questions philanthropy must answer: http://www.guardian.co.uk/voluntary-sector-network/2013/may/03/big-social-questions-philanthropy

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